- Are Linzess and Viberzi the Same Thing?
- What Are Possible Side Effects of Linzess?
- What Are Possible Side Effects of Viberzi?
- What Is Linzess?
- What Is Viberzi?
- What Drugs Interact with Linzess?
- What Drugs Interact with Viberzi?
- How Should Linzess Be Taken?
- How Should Viberzi Be Taken?
Are Linzess and Viberzi the Same Thing?
Viberzi is used to treat irritable bowel syndrome with diarrhea (IBS-D).
What Are Possible Side Effects of Linzess?
Common side effects of Linzess include:
- stomach/abdominal pain or discomfort,
- headache, or
- cold symptoms such as stuffy nose, sneezing, or sinus pain.
What Are Possible Side Effects of Viberzi?
Common side effects of Viberzi include:
- abdominal pain,
- upper respiratory tract infection,
- runny or stuffy nose,
- rash, and
What Is Linzess?
Linzess (linaclotide) is a guanylate cyclase-C agonist used to treat irritable bowel syndrome with constipation (IBS-C) and chronic idiopathic constipation (CIC) in adults.
What Is Viberzi?
Viberzi (eluxadoline) is a mu-opioid receptor agonist used in adults to treat irritable bowel syndrome with diarrhea (IBS-D).
What Drugs Interact With Linzess?
Linzess may interact with other drugs.
What Drugs Interact With Viberzi?
Viberzi may also interact with cyclosporine, gemfibrozil, antiretrovirals, rifampin, eltrombopag, ciprofloxacin, fluconazole, clarithromycin, paroxetine, bupropion, anticholinergics, opioids, rosuvastatin, dihydroergotamine, ergotamine, pimozide, sirolimus, or tacrolimus.
How Should Linzess Be Taken?
The recommended dose of Linzess for those with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is 290 mcg taken once a day on an empty stomach, at least 30 minutes before the first meal of the day. The same applies for those with chronic idiopathic constipation only the dosage is 145 mcg. Pediatric patients under the age of 17 should not take Linzess.
How Should Viberzi Be Taken?
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